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After School (SONYC) Program Director
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

Over the past years the Y has expanded its programmatic offerings to include several government-funded programs, mainly through the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD). As part of the Y's External Youth Programs, the SONYC After School Program Director at Columbia Secondary School (CSS) will work in partnership with another SONYC After School program, a COMPASS HIGH (High School) After School program, and Workforce Development Programs including Summer Youth Employment Programs (SYEP). The position will expose the successful candidate to regular meetings with Directors from other areas, including Day Camp, After School for Elementary-aged children, Center for Jewish Life, Inclusion Programs, Literacy Programs, and others.

POSITION OVERVIEW

DYCD's SONYC programs represent an enhanced afterschool model that builds on the best features of DYCD-funded programs and emerging trends in the field. Accordingly, SONYC programs are expected to support all the following overarching goals:

The SONYC After School Program Director for CSS is responsible for overseeing all areas of CSS' Middle School after school program. The Y's SONYC program at CSS is currently contracted by DYCD to serve 246 participants, with a budget of over $800,000. The SONYC Program Director is an integral part of the CSS community and participates in regular meetings with the leadership of the school.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

OTHER DUTIES

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other functions and responsibilities may change or may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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Agency Information:

Established in 1917, YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the "Y") is a not-for-profit Jewish community center that welcomes people of all backgrounds and beliefs. We offer a wide range of educational, recreational and social services programs to enhance the quality of life of the people we serve. From topnotch early childhood education and youth development programs to innovative senior center services, there's always something for everyone at the Y!